33 days in Switzerland Itinerary

33 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Geneva
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Zermatt
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Bern
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Grindelwald
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Zurich
— 10 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Hyderabad

5
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Get in touch with nature at Lake Geneva and Mont Saleve. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau de Chillon and Eglise de Saint-Sulpice. Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Montreux (Montreux Lakeside & Monument to Vladimir Nabokov) and Lausanne (Escaliers du Marche, Cathedrale de Lausanne, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Bains des Paquis, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, and don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary maker website.

Hyderabad, India to Geneva is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Hyderabad in May; daily highs in Geneva reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Lausanne, Montreux, Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

5
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Visit Intercontinental Church Society and Bergfuhrerdenkmal for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Gornergrat and Murmelweg Wanderung. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, make a trip to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and explore the activities along Leisee.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Geneva to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Oberrothorn ©
Oberrothorn

6
nights
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Reichenbach Falls. Popular historic sites such as The Cathedral of Bern and Church of the Holy Ghost are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Interlaken (Swissraft-Activity, Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, &more), St. Beatus Hoehlen (in Sundlauenen) and Unterseen (Freiluft- und Hallenbad Boedeli & Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Brienz, take in breathtaking views at Aare Gorge, look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, and get a taste of the local shopping with Central Railroad Station.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bern online journey planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Bern by train takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Interlaken, Meiringen, Roman Theatre, The Central Church Of Thun, Lake Brienz
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge

5
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Step out of the city life by going to Jungfraujoch and Grindelwald-First. Change things up with these side-trips from Grindelwald: Brienz (Axalp & Giessbachfälle). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, stop by Mont -Bell Grindelwald, and explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grindelwald trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Brienz
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

10
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Seebad Eich. Get outdoors at Mt Pilatus and Rigi. Venture out of the city with trips to Kuessnacht am Rigi (Astrid-Kapelle & Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee), Pilatus Luzern (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Matthauskirche, Nadelwehr, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town, take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Arboretum, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zurich travel route tool.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lucerne, Kuessnacht am Rigi, Seebad Eich, Naturmuseum Winterthur, Rhine Falls
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Rigi ©
Rigi

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